A person who:
Australian Bureau of Statistics 2001. Census Dictionary. Cat. no. 2901.0. Canberra: ABS.Comments:
This is a standard statistical unit for analyses of economic well being, and in the community services context is an important measure in assessing the needs and circumstances of individuals and families.
A dependent child must be attached to a nominal parent with whom he/she usually resides. This parent must be over 15 years of age.
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